Police: Teen tried to steal purse from 75-year-old woman om White Plains

A teenage girl has been arrested for allegedly trying to steal a 75-year-old woman's purse in White Plains.

News 12 Staff

Apr 7, 2022, 4:52 PM

Updated 834 days ago

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A teenage girl has been arrested for allegedly trying to steal a 75-year-old woman's purse in White Plains.
Police say it happened near Mamaroneck Avenue and Old Mamaroneck Road last week.
Officers say they were in the area when they saw a 17-year-old girl trying to rip a purse off a 75-year-old woman's shoulder.
The victim was knocked to the ground, injuring her knees.
The teen took off running when she saw police but was taken into custody about a quarter-mile away.


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